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Aswin Barath
Aswin Barath

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Hacktoberfest 2020 challenge completed!

Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of open-source software. It happens every year in October. During this event, everyone can support open-source by contributing changes and then earn limited-edition swag.

The main idea of this event is to promote open source contributions around the world.

Last October I successfully completed the #Hacktoberfest2020 challenge by submitting 4 successful PRs(Pull Requests):

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As a Web developer, this was my first open-source contribution.
It was both an amazing and thrilling experience for me.

I worked on Canvas-Creations, a project created by the ZTM organization.

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And here's my contribution:
The cool cursor is a dynamic javascript project made using the HTML <canvas> element.

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This is a project which uses a canvas and works dynamically by using the event listener of the mouse-event.
Check out the working demo of the project here: Cool-cursor.

So, anyone who is interested in open-source contribution, make sure you bookmark this event in your calendar: A month-long event which takes place in October and you can earn limited-edition swag.

And yesterday, I received my package of the limited-edition swag for 4 successful pull requests:

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Learn more: HacktoberFest

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